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HTMLHong Kong’s Top Court Follows Radmacher and Charman
Philippa Hewitt; Withers Bergman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 27, 2014, previously published on October 24, 2014
The Withers family law team in Hong Kong continues to be at the forefront of developing family law in Hong Kong. Very few cases go to Hong Kong’s most senior court, the Court of Final Appeal (CFA), but in the past few months our team has been involved in two prominent cases before the CFA -...

 

HTML‘Needs Must?’ How the Concept of Needs Can Affect Pre-Nuptial Agreements
Nathaniel Groarke; Withers Bergman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 27, 2014, previously published on October 24, 2014
Earlier this year, the Law Commission finally produced its report on Matrimonial Property, Needs and Agreements after nearly five years in the making. The headline recommendation that emerged from the report was that nuptial agreements should be binding, known as Qualifying Nuptial Agreements...

 

HTMLExcalibur v Keystone - Practical Points for Funders and Insurers
Christopher Coffin, Lesley Timms; Withers Bergman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 27, 2014, previously published on October 23, 2014
Judgment has been handed down in Excalibur Ventures v. Keystone et al., a Commercial Court case which is likely to change the way that third party litigation funders structure and monitor their business activities. Withers represented Psari Holdings Ltd in the costs hearing stage of the case, which...

 

HTMLWho is Reading Your Emails?
Amber Melville-Brown; Withers Bergman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 26, 2014, previously published on October 21, 2014
Improvements to internet access mean that you can read your e-mails or surf the web from anywhere in your house or garden.

 

HTMLPrivacy Support
Amber Melville-Brown; Withers Bergman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 26, 2014, previously published on October 21, 2014
Our team offers advice tailored specifically to your needs and will include the practical steps that can be taken to ensure that your vulnerability at the hands of the press and the public is reduced.

 

HTMLSuper Injunctions
Amber Melville-Brown; Withers Bergman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 26, 2014, previously published on October 21, 2014
Jeremy Clarkson and Andrew Marr make unlikely bedfellows. And before either of them reach for their libel or privacy lawyers to injunct me, I speak not of any private relationship between the two but the legal issue that they have in common. Both applied for, and were granted, injunctions to...

 

HTMLExcalibur judgment changes playing field in litigation funding market
Christopher Coffin; Withers Bergman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 26, 2014, previously published on October 23, 2014
The claim against the non-party funders is the tail end of an epic $1.6bn claim by Excalibur Ventures LLC against the US oil company, Texas Keystone Inc. Excalibur contended that it had been unlawfully cut out of a deal with Texas which would have given it a 30% interest in four petroleum blocks in...

 

HTMLToo Many Tweets May Make a Twit
Amber Melville-Brown; Withers Bergman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 25, 2014, previously published on October 21, 2014
Jack Dorsey christened as ‘Twitter’ the product he created to provide ‘a short burst of inconsequential information’. To its detractors, the website lives up to its name by providing a platform for millions of users to talk about what they are having for lunch or what nail...

 

HTMLCharities and VAT 'abuse'
Graham Elliott; Withers Bergman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 25, 2014, previously published on October 21, 2014
There is a common misunderstanding in the charity world that tax avoidance, and its ugly sister - tax abuse, cannot be regarded as applying to charities except where charities are 'hijacked' to line the pockets of wealthy ostensible donors. But that is simply not the case. A charity which seeks to...

 

HTMLElectronic Services - VAT
Graham Elliott; Withers Bergman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 25, 2014, previously published on October 21, 2014
Electronic services are services delivered in an essentially automated way, with no real human intervention. Typically they involve downloading text or sound/vision files.

 


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